Militants trapped in Shopian, gunfight on

Militants trapped in Shopian, gunfight on

An encounter is underway between security forces and militants in Shopian, around 60 km South of Srinagar.

Earlier, a search operation was launched by the security forces in Noorabad village of Pulwama's Tral area but the militants hiding in there managed to escape under the cover of darkness, the sources said. According to reports, two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped.

On Friday, villagers poured out of their homes and pelted stones after security forces cordoned off the village of Zakir Musa, the chief of Jammu and Kashmir's Al Qaeda affiliate, officials said.

One person was injured when a petrol bomb was thrown at Badyari Chowk in Srinagar, police said.

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In a separate incident on the same day, a woman was killed in the shelling across Line of Control (LoC) from Pakistan side in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar sector at 5.30 am.

Seven civilians are reported to have sustained pellet injuries during the clashes and have been shifted to hospital for treatment. Loud explosions were heard in the area, said locals.

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir police denied that a mosque has been damaged during the encounter.

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